Careers

Current Employment Opportunities

Community Inclusion Counselor

Salary: $27,925 annually

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement a wide range of community inclusion programs with individuals with disabilities or neurological impairments.
  • May serve as Case Manager for assigned consumers which may include: physical assessment, independent living skills training, job placement and coaching, leisure activities, crisis intervention, advocacy, community based assessments.
  • Implement independent living skill instruction, including, but not limited to budgeting; grooming; home maintenance; food preparation; and the purchasing of items of basic need (food, clothing, and other incidentals).
  • Provide vocational training and career counseling to prepare individuals for supported employment and/or competitive employment by acquainting consumers with satisfactory work habits, rules and job skills.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling or related field.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
  • One year Vocational Rehabilitation experience required with particular emphasis on job development.
  • One year experience in working with persons with disabilities, cognitive or neurological impairments preferred.
  • Valid Drivers License.
  • You are required to be in possession of a car on site during your entire shift to transport yourself and/or consumers to community sites in all weather conditions and throughout all neighborhoods.
  • Must maintain CPI, CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Work a flexible schedule that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
  • May provide hands on personal care which may include toileting, feeding, cleaning and all other activities of daily living skills.
  • May require the ability to transfer individuals requiring personal hygiene care.
  • May require the physical endurance to use physical crisis intervention techniques.
  • May provide physical interventions which may include lifting, mobility, first aid and safety evacuations.
  • May be required to communicate in another language and understand another culture i.e., Spanish, sign language.

Date Posted:

06/27/16 - 37.5 hrs.
Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - flexibility required
Must be eligible for "V" endorsement on drivers' license.
Must be willing to travel thoughout CT

09/08/16 - 37.5 hrs.
Monday through Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - flexibilty required

Contact info:
Human Resources
Fax: 203-371-1479
hr@kennedyctr.org